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Senior Project Manager

POSITION OVERVIEW

The position is responsible for overseeing the successful planning, implementation, monitoring, tracking, control and closure of specific projects upon which the delivery of the TRIPS+ ITAS system is dependent on, working closely with the ITAS project team and the Malawi Revenue Authority to ensure these projects are planned and completed and available in time.

As a team – leader, the role holder must have excellent technical skill and subject matter expertise and serve as a coach to their team.  He / She will be responsible for ensuring overall employee satisfaction and productivito, in order to deliver strategic and operational business excellence. As a project manager, you need to have a passion for developing people, have a strong work ethic, and are able to manage multiple workflows and projects simultaneously. He/she should also be willing to take up other management responsibilities as required to provide cover or support within the business.

Required Skills & Experience:

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.

Professional Qualifications

  • Relevant professional qualification
  • Member of a relevant professional body

Experience

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ relevant experience with at least one (1) year in a supervisory role.
  • Prior experience in project management or the related area.
  • PMP Certification.
  • Must have hands-on experience in requirement gathering & onsite co-ordination.
  • Strong knowledge & prior experience in software development (e.g. ERP in Public Finance).
  • Knowledge of infrastructure LAN, WAN designs and implementation is a plus.
  • Knowledge Design & Architecture of the projects, .NET framework, ASP.NET, C# and VB.NET

Responsibilities:

  1. Project Planning
  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.
  1. Managing Project Teams, Stakeholder, Communication and reporting
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion. Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents. Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
  • Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate recruitments if necessary during project cycle.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.
  1. Managing the project risk
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
  • Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate recruitment requests if necessary during project cycle.
  • Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
  1. Managing the project schedule and Budget
  • Plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan.
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools. Track project milestones and deliverables.
  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
  1. Managing the project delivery
  • Direct and manage project development from beginning to end.
  • Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management.
  • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas

Closing Date for receiving applications: 10th November ,2019.

Send Cv’s to:careers@technobraingroup.com

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